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Once you start "stretching" reality it is hard to be consistent, and remember, people can search all responses and can see your consistency.
Also, candidates will discover reality before they enroll, better they discover it early in the process so if reality is not good for the candidate, then you won't waste an admit on someone who ultimately would be better somewhere else.
Note, candidates may want to schedule their own chats, with each other, no problem with that!
By the numbers Number of posts, over last three years, increases due to changes in technology, and higher profile integration yr 1 = eshare for etalk (admitted students) yr 2 = eshare for etalk (1,000 posts) and s2s (2,000 posts) yr 3 = prospero for etalk (10,000 posts) and s2s (10,000 posts): change in technology and therefore design usabilty.
The interactions of each of these elements needs to be understood.
This session explores in detail how you can move your website to a new level of effectiveness by implementing discussion boards, chat rooms and diaries (blogs) as part of your "web strategy." The result: a new opportunity to be more closely attuned with your applicants' needs and therefore develop more effective communications that achieve higher yield rates.
Discussion boards can be used for customer service, building community (pre- and post-admissions) and traditional marketing.
ontinuous Instant gratification is a driver, if people see quick responses they are more likely to use the medium to ask more questions, so respond frequently. Better to interact with it in regular short bursts.
ulture of the community is established, such that the official code of conduct becomes less relevant and the community behavior is developed by the community itself.
Benchmarking allows you to better understand your candidates' expectations when they come to your web site.